Sickle cell trait is not associated with an increased risk of heart failure or abnormalities of cardiac structure and function

Blood. 2017 Feb 9;129(6):799-801. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-08-705541. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

Abstract

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Publication types

  • Letter
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Black or African American / genetics
  • Female
  • Heart Diseases / etiology*
  • Heart Diseases / pathology
  • Heart Failure / etiology*
  • Heterozygote
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Risk Factors
  • Sickle Cell Trait / complications*
  • Sickle Cell Trait / genetics

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